IPE Leadership Team Spotlight

Our IPE Leadership Team represent all academic health center schools at the University at Buffalo.

Diane Elze has been a member of the IPE Leadership Team since 2012. She assisted in the pilot project and developed the online module on cultural engagement, cultural competency and cultural humility that is part of the Foundations of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice series.
Fusco's role in the IPE program at UB is to serve as a representative of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPSS) and to explore and develop IPE activities.
Patricia Ohtake is the Asst Vice President of IPE and an associate professor in the Physical Therapy Program at UB. She is involved in research projects examining the effectiveness of simulation in physical therapy and interprofessional education. 
Larry Zielinski is an expert on the business and economics of health care, health care delivery and innovation. He serves as the Executuve in Residence, Health Care Administration, in the School of Management.